Taxon Account

Pinnularia grunowii Krammer; 2000; 100

Key references

Krammer K. 2000. The genus Pinnularia. Lange-Bertalot H. (ed), Diatoms of Europe, Diatoms of the European Inland waters and comparable habitats, Vol.1, A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell. 703 pp

Morphology

Size
Length 27-55 µm, width 6.5-9 µm (Krammer 2000).

Shape
Valves linear with undulating margins and capitate or subcapitate ends.

Symmetry
Isopolar, bilaterally symmetrical.

Striae
Radiate striae, becoming strongly convergent at capitate valve ends; some striae curved, 11-14 in 10 µm.

Axial area
Narrow, linear.

Central area
Rhombic, often extending into a narrow or broad fascia, sometimes central area smaller and bordered by short striae in centre of valve.

Raphe
Straight with proximal ends slightly expanded and deflected.

Literature

References are given in chronological order.

Reference
Citation
Krammer K. 2000. The genus Pinnularia. Lange-Bertalot H. (ed), Diatoms of Europe, Diatoms of the European Inland waters and comparable habitats, Vol.1, A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G., Ruggell. 703 pp Morphology; Taxonomy; Description; Type Illustration; Ecology;
Noga T., Peszek Ł., Stanek-Tarkowska J., Pajączek A. 2014. The Pinnularia genus in south-eastern Poland with consideration of rare and new taxa to Poland. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies. 43(1): 77-99. Morphology; Illustrations; Ecology

Similar Species

Similar species not published on this website:

Pinnularia biceps Gregory; 1856; 8

Pinnularia septentrionalis Krammer; 2000; 103

This page should be cited as:

Jüttner I., Carter C. F. Pinnularia grunowii Krammer; 2000; 100. In: Jüttner I., Carter C., Chudaev D., Cox E.J., Ector L., Jones V., Kelly M.G., Kennedy B., Mann D.G., Turner J. A., Van de Vijver B., Wetzel C.E., Williams D.M.. Freshwater Diatom Flora of Britain and Ireland. Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales. Available online at https://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/diatoms/browsespecies.php?-recid=4592. [Accessed:  ].

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